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Louis of Nassau

1538 - 1574

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Louis of Nassau (Dutch: Lodewijk van Nassau, January 10, 1538 – April 14, 1574) was the third son of William I, Count of Nassau-Siegen and Juliana of Stolberg, and the younger brother of Prince William of Orange Nassau. Louis was a key figure in the revolt of the Netherlands against Spain and a strongly convinced Calvinist, unlike his brother William, whom he helped in various ways, including by arranging the marriage between him and his second wife Anna of Saxony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis of Nassau has received more than 52,072 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Louis of Nassau is the 7,436th most popular politician (up from 7,698th in 2019), the 2,070th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,216th in 2019) and the 626th most popular German Politician.

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Among politicians, Louis of Nassau ranks 7,436 out of 15,577Before her are Cunimund, Dolon, Duke Louis of Württemberg, Princess Patricia of Connaught, Kuyucu Murad Pasha, and Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia. After her are Eduard Kukan, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Rani Durgavati, Dragoș, Voivode of Moldavia, Salonia Matidia, and John II of Cyprus.

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Among people born in 1538, Louis of Nassau ranks 8Before her are Christopher Clavius, Caesar Baronius, Diane de France, Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Maeda Toshiie, and Matija Gubec. After her are Infanta Maria of Guimarães, Giovanni Battista Guarini, Hōjō Ujimasa, Ashikaga Yoshihide, Turibius of Mogrovejo, and Matthias de l'Obel. Among people deceased in 1574, Louis of Nassau ranks 12Before her are Bartolomeo Eustachi, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Maarten van Heemskerck, Ebussuud Efendi, Georg Joachim Rheticus, and Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine. After her are Guidobaldo II della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Guru Amar Das, Damião de Góis, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, Giovanni Battista Giraldi, and Gáspár Heltai.

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Among people born in Germany, Louis of Nassau ranks 2,070 out of 6,142Before her are Eduard Wirths (1909), Wilhelm Beer (1797), Klaus Kinkel (1936), Otto Brunfels (1488), Joachim Schepke (1912), and Hans Poelzig (1869). After her are Magdalene of Bavaria (1587), Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1789), Princess Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt (1757), Gerhard Schmidhuber (1894), Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst (1679), and C. W. Ceram (1915).

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